Wonder Woman has survived and thrived through three-quarters of a century. Princess Diana of the immortal Amazons from Greek mythology, Wonder Woman The full package of beauty, brains, and brawn, she’s been a feminist icon since her star-spangled intro in 1941. The comic has been in print ever since, making Wonder Woman the third-longest-running comic book in history, only behind Superman and Batman. First seen in October 1941 in a backup story for “All Star Comics #8,” when female Super Heroes were rare, Wonder Woman quickly broke out and headlined her own title by the next year. She’s mid-step as the blue skirt dotted with white stars billows around her. In the creation: William Moulton Marston, creator of Wonder Woman, didn’t initially have a female character in mind when mulling a superhero less masculine than Superman. But Marston later characterises it as a natural solution, saying: “Women’s strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness. The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman.” Like every other superhero, Wonder Woman has a secret identity and also has a secret history. The ever-youthful Amazon princess who wields her super powers in “man’s world” to fight for justice and gender equality – remains one of the most iconic and inspiring comic book superheroes ever. Using “lasso of truth” to snare evildoers, who would thereupon turn honest under her spell she rules the world. Diana of Themyscira’s legacy of empowerment and independence is a march to heroism. She doesn’t mess around when it comes to battling a patriarchal society.
“Oh, you stupid girls! When you let your men bind you—you let yourself be bound by war, hate, greed, and lust for power! Think! And free yourselves! Control those who would oppress others! You can DO IT! – Wonder Woman
When it comes to pop culture figures, we tend to carry the ones we love the most, but Wonder Woman inspires all of us. Generations of girls have carried their books to school in Wonder Woman bag. Wonder Woman gives a messages that resonates with every woman. It nurtures and inspires the compassionate hearts.